The Student Experience

Who they are

In 2016, more than 350 students from 6 schools/colleges went to 25 states, the District of Columbia, and 25 countries. 90% of whom would have had to turn down their summer experience or supplement the experience with a second job if it had not been for SIGP funding.

Where they went

Students interned at a range of companies in a variety of industries, including:

Arts, Culture, Museums, and Performance Communication, Journalism, Media, and Publishing Government & Public Policy
Adler Planetarium CNN Buenos Aires Chicago Council on Global Affairs
California Historical Society The Herald-Times U.S. Department of Commerce
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Popular Science U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Prague Shakespeare Company Thompson Literary Agency U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Seattle Children’s Theatre Women’s eNews White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

98% if students said they would recommend their summer experience to another Northwestern student. Read about some of their experiences

Take a look at photos from the student experience that were captured in the #ThankYouSIGP campaign.

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